Theme Of Clever Manka

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Compare and Contrast Between Clever Manka and The Story of an Hour
In reading the short stories, “Clever Manka”, by an Anonymous Writer and “The Story of an Hour”, by Kate Chopin, readers learn about both Manka and Mrs. Mallard. The stories show how each of the women interact in their relationships with their family, friends and most importantly their husbands. While each of these women have a few similarities like age, and marital status. They couldn’t be more different from one another.
In the story Clever Manka we hear a tale of a young woman named Manka, who first gets introduced to the story when she assists her father in solving a riddle. The riddle is given to Manka’s father and the rich farmer to settle a dispute regarding payment of work Manka’s father did for the rich farmer. The Burgomaster is intrigued by Manka’s clever answers and marries her. The Burgomasters only demand of his wife is that she does not interfere with his clients or judgements, or he will send her back home to her father. She is informed of a judgement her husband makes and disagrees with it. She then gives the client advice. Her husband finds out and is upset and demands that she returns to her father’s home. She requests that if she must leave that she be allowed to take one thing from their house. The thing Manka decides on taking is the Burgomaster. When he wakes up, he is in Manka’s father’s cottage. He is pleased with Manka’s choice. Then, the Burgomaster takes Manka home and includes
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